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The above transcription of kid is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

kid is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of kid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this if you know a kid and you want that …”

meanings of kid


  1. Used as a form of address for a child, teenager or young adult.
  2. A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze.
  3. Kidskin.
  4. Of a female goat, the state of being pregnant: in kid.
  5. A small wooden mess tub in which sailors received their food.
  6. One's son or daughter, regardless of age.
  7. A young antelope.
  8. A person whose childhood took place in a particular time period or area.
  9. A deception; an act of kidding somebody.
  10. A young goat. He treated the oxen like they didn't exist, but he treated the goat kid like a puppy.
  11. An inexperienced person or one in a junior position.
  12. The meat of a young goat.
  13. A child, teenager, or young adult; a juvenile.


  1. To make a joke with (someone).
  2. To make a fool of (someone).
  3. Of a goat, to give birth to kids.
  4. To joke.
  5. To dupe or deceive (someone).

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